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ryan is one of them. and they are out in force endorsing this ticket now. now, of course, what makes conservatives happy, makes some liberals very unhappy. and, or makes them happy because they think that maybe they will win now. and it's very touchy for independent voters. of course those voters in the middle, that you need to win an election. and we'll just have to see whether paul ryan's optimism his, his smile, his sense of being a happy warrr, appeals those independents or whether the details of his budge turns them off and sends them into the obama camp. i'm cokie roberts, abc news, in washington. >> ournks to cokie. thk for the conservative base there just thrilled that -- yeah, democrats love this pick as well. thrilled that he stepped out on the edge and didn't play it safe. he could have gone with tim pawlenty or rob portman, had
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credentials. not saying that paul ryan doesn't. he has credentials. he is not the safe pick necessarily. >> a lot of conservatives think who better to speak about the ryan budget than ryan himself the guy who authored it. a solid pick. a pick about ideas. and it does make democrats happy too, because nay have a basically, they have the book on this guy and how they want to attack him and how they want to portray him. >> right. they can attack it too. mitt romney says at the end of the day. i have my budget plan. that's what we are going to use, what we are going to cull from. >> the romney budget. >> whether or not you light or not. people appreciate the fact that he had a plan. you might not like it. but at least he had the, chutzpah to say here it is. i am going to out. you don't have to like it. there is not a lot of politicians in washington right now that are willing to do that. put their neck out on the line. >> certainly a man of chutzpah, no doubt. >> what was that? >> chutzpah. >> worship services resumed at a sikh temple in milwaukee, one
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week to the day after the gunman killed members of the congregation. it began with a ceremony of rebirth. prayers and hymns. hundreds came from across the country. the service caps memorials paying respect to the victims as well. reverend billy graham hospitalized recovering from a bronchial infection. the evangelist was admitted to mission hospital in asheville, north carolina. over the weekend. a spokesman said reverend graham is alert in good spirits and looking forward to going home. if you have a preschooler who snores, listen up. i'm listening. i have one. a medical alert out this morning about potential behavior problems linking preschoolers and snoring. researchers in cincinnati say that children who frequently snore at age 2 and 3 could be at risk as they grow up. they say snoring kids, they're more likely to be from lower income families, exposed to second-hand smoke and not breast-fed long term. doctors recommend screening preschoolers who snore to prevent behavioral issues later on. i remember dr. richard besser, a
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story about snoring and preschoolers. and there are also other ramifications. if your kid snores like mine, just have them looked at by the pediatrician. i am long overdue to take my son. >> does he wake you up? >> really? >> not that loud. it is distinct. even when he is in his car seat. pretty much upright. >> a big grownup man, he is going to have some snore. >> that's right. a look at your weather -- mom, why didn't you take me to the pediatrician and get riffed the snoririffed -- rid of the snoring issues. >> a wet start to the workweek in chicago. dry in the northeast and northwest. much of the west, bake under a day of record heat. boise hits 98. sacramento, 100. midwest has cooled off mostly with most readings in the 70s. seasonable in the mideast. boston, 88 and low humidity. well professional golf has a new star. 23-year-old rory mcilroy, crushed a field of veteran
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players to win the pga championship. in south carolina. he finished with an eight-shot lead breaking a record, seven-shot margin of victory set by jack nicklaus in 1980. nobody has won by eight strokes in the pga championship. >> mcilroy hales from northern ireland. he will -- he will be chatting a little later. we will hear from him and what he has to say. he has a lot of poise and talent r such a young man. >> and he, this is his second major win. younger than tiger woods. >> two majors before woods -- 23 is that the age. >> tiger woods was like 4 months older. semantics there. i love that he had to get up early for, to make up his third round, then the final round. on saturday night he was watching his girlfriend, a tennis player, so -- >> that's his girl. >> must be nice to be in the number one. >> up watching the match on tv.
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>> has to keep up with his girl. >> 23, what do you need, sleep? >> of course not. >> some wings. >> we're not 23. >> not anymore. >> i still am. coming up, the art of taking the perfect photo at the olympics. >> all the excitement from london, the closing ceremony and struggle on the basketball court for team us of a? hear all about it coming up on "world news now." ♪ >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by -- it's time to free ourselves from the smell and harshness of bleach. and free ourselves from worrying about the ones we love. new lysol power & free has more cleaning power than bleach. how? the secret is hydrogen peroxide. it attacks tough stains and kills 99.9% of germs. new lysol power & free. powerful cleaning that's family friendly. another step forward in our mission for health.
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top in the medal count. give it up. >> big time. team usa with 104 gold medals. >> beat that, china and russia! >> 46 were cold. china, 87 medals, 38 golds. russian federation, 82 medals. 24 of those gold. >> we kicked it. >> sorry for our sophomoric. >> back to junior high. awe al . >> usa! >> great britain, could put on a show. spectacle of an after party. highlights. spice girls, tell me what you want what you really, really want. britain's best home grown acts. the who, george michael, an an lennox, and hundreds of artists who entertained the crowd. >> it was a great games. >> cliche thing to say. >> it was.
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i like saying cliches to get people in our industry annoyed. after facing little resistance on the way to the gold medal, the men's basketball team, struggled with spain, 107-100. close game. americans led spain by a point after three quarters. pulled ahead in the fourth. their second olympic gold medal. >> a dramatic upset in the pool as david boudia edged out qui bo. since 2000. 12 years ago. boudia won by more than one point. >> i cheated read that in the teleprompter. if you are rich and retired at 27 years old where else would you go? michael phelps hit the beach. >> lake michigan. >> at the beach. bunch of friends. snapped by tmz. phelps hanging with his buds. it featured lounging, boegt, at
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and drinking. >> which is he? >> if i made my living in the pool. i would not wear a bathing suit. >> speedos. i wonder if he wears a normal bathing suit. >> man you want to be in a bathing suit at all times? >> i was in a bathing suit for eight days. wasn't fun. >> i'm sure you did. i'll be the judge. >> they bu makedo make spanx ba suits. didn't bring mine. mckayla maroney, what she thinks of the olympics. >> big change in marital status for hollywood's a-list
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♪ skinny so skinny >> fellows, i got some bad news for you. >> lay it on us. >> jennifer aniston is engaged to justin theroux. you don't have a chance any more, john. >> i mean with all due respect. she is wonderful. i am okay. >> you are okay. rather take angelina jolie.
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>> all guys would. >> not all guys. we have to have a debate later. engaged to her boyfriend of one year, justin theroux. met a year ago on "wanderlust." it was his birthday friday. what better birthday gift. this is the movie where they met. they both look a little different. what better birthday gift than acceptance. >> and never forget your anniversary day because it is on your birthday. >> he asked for her hand in marriage. he said yes. she is 43. he is 41. now they need to make babies. >> make some babies is a good idea. and brangelina, not to be outdone. a rumor that they got married at their chateau in france this weekend. still a rumor. lot of papers are reporting it. reuters was saying it didn't happen there were problems with the can't get married unless you are at a city hall that is in france. but they have a chapel at their chateau. and you are allowed to get married in a chapel at your
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residential place if i am making any sense. >> that's really why rob nelson went to paris. he is on assignment. >> telling you what. >> a paparazzi. >> we'll find out. sure enough, i'm sure. but they may be married in fact. that's the rumor. >> thinking we could go for the double wedding. >> don't know about that one the don't think jennifer aniston would go for that. >> marriage between two of them happened once didn't work out so well. mckayla maroney who was. >> the woman with the face. >> with the face. gymnast from the olympics. she was adorable i thought. but she had that, now famous silver on the vault.er she took well it became a meme, twitterverse you post your picture, it is, a meme of her scowl. you can see it. this kind of went all over twitter. that's her meme, not impressed. she kind of got in on the act.
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pool was closed. not impressed with a come of her gym mates. >> nowhere, where that face doesn't work. >> it isn't. she is a good sport. adorable. kind of like a vixen in a way don't you think. >> she is cutie pie. >> cutie pie. like a sexy kitten side too, with the scowl. >> what you said. i'm playing it safe over here. >> she is 12. you can't say anything. >> show biz reacting to paul ryan pick. comments. rupert murdoch. thank god now we have a real election on. paul ryan is an almost perfect choice. bill mahr, paul ryan, first off his plan is not brave, growth estimates based on magic beans. >> alec baldwin. >> baldwin treat. >> want to read it. >> george lopez, being sarcas c sarcastic, i believe you just locked down the latino vote. >> yeah, slightly sarcastic.
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>> you are watching "world news now." >> sleep is overrated. ♪ freeze frame >> how many hours will it take to get that out of your head? >> it's out. >> out already. awe naugt nothing is staying between the two walls. i am tired. coming back from vacation. >> everybody knows what you talk about for real. >> the olympic medals are decided in a fraction of a second. like that. >> so it follows the game's iconic images are captured in the blink of an eye. abc's nick schifrin goes behind the lens to figure out how the photographers do it. >> reporter: we'll remember the olympics for the amazing athleticism, the joy and the heartbreak. we will remember with greg
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bull's help because he was the photographer who captured each of those moments. what makes a great olympic photograph? >> just trying to look for what is a peak moment, set a stage for them and hope that it, you press the button at the right time. >> reporter: but it is not luck. each iconic shot takes thousands of clicks. an army of photographers, greg captured that famous photo, gabby flying to gold. she catapult sewed hied so high he didn't get her in the frame. awe thought i cropped her on the top. she launch sewed much higher. >> reporter: there are tricks of the trade. multiple exposure photos that take us through the moment. the underwater cameras set by photographers in scuba gear. this one took the photographer three days to perfect. others are over in a split second. that was taken by jimmy wixtrom, he got the shot standing on a portable toilet. >> all the security and
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everything are just looking at you. i was like climbing up. i would have the fire here. the finish here. >> reporter: later, usain bolt grabbed jimmy's camera and right there. >> reporter: is usain bolt a good photographer? >> he is. four shots. he has more to prove. >> reporter: he proved his worth in gold thanks to the shot that will live forever. nick schifrin, abc news, london. >> you can't take them so quickly on the iphone. none of my shots. >> still pretty nice phone. the iphone. >> it is. okay. so. >> check you out. >> 1,500 professional photographers. that's where i was. not michigan. yeah, about 250 gold medals. >> didn't want to show it off this morning. >> nah. >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now," informing insomniacs f
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this morning on "world news now" -- game changer. paul ryan is proving to be a rallying point for republicans and a lightning rod for democrats. >> what mitt romney and president obama are saying now about the gop runningmate. it is monday, august 13th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." good monday morning, i'm paula faris. i'm rejuvenated, ready to go. >> week off, tan, looking good. >> i feel great. a you do? >> i said i would come back, tanned, toned. well not toned. i brought all my exercise gear, you know, the sports bra and pants. >> really? they didn't get used. >> you look pretty good to me.
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i'm john muller in for rob nelson, off with his girlfriend in paris, i believe. >> oui paris. >> oui-oui. yes. >> yes. >> what romney said. what ryan said uh in a sit-down interview. and chad johnson, maybe chad ochocinco. tossed from his team after an incident with his wife of a month. >> sad to see. an affable, nice guy. >> really? >> we will discuss. also this half-hour, inside an incredible blinding dust storm. watch as a wall of dust turns day tonight in a major city. >> that's unbelievable. closing time, spectacular end to the london games. the shining success for team usa, americans rewrite the record books. >> show everybody how it is done. >> better believe it. after a weekend traveling together. mitt romney and paul ryan head their separate ways.
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>> romney to iowa. ryan thiheads to florida. >> reporter: in an interview that aired sunday on cbs's "60 minutes" mitt romney talked about his reasons for choosing paul ryan for his runningmate. >> he has the experience and judgment, capacity and character to become, to become president. that was the first and most important criteria. >> ryan said although he turned over several years of tax returns to the campaign he would follow governor romney's lead on releasing them to the public. >> i will release the same amount of years, governor romney has. >> reporter: campaigning side by side since the official gop ticket was announced saturday. a crowd greeted them at nascar technical institute in north carolina sunday. >> i have selected this man to be my runningmate because i want to change washington and get america back on track. >> reporter: the duo is painting the upcoming presidential contest as a stark choice
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between two competing visions of economic vitality. >> we know who we are. we know what we believe in. we know the principles that built this country. and we are going to reapply the principles and get the country back on the right track and leave our kids a better future. >> reporter: president obama and democrats, brand ryan as extremist and say his controversial gop bunt plan would cut popular government programs and hurt the most vulnerable. >> he is an articulate spokesman for governor romney's vision. but it's a vision that i fundamentally disagree with. >> reporter: after an emotional return to ryan's home state sunday night the pair will split up on the campaign trail monday. >> yeah, they're going after that controversial ryan budget. but as romney has said, at least he said in that interview and will continue to say, he said i have my budget plan. that will be the final say. >> the romney budget not the ryan budget. >> if he does go on to say,
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middle-income taxes will go down. and it will not reduce the tax for those high income earners as well. so, all of this is still to be hashed out out there in the campaign trail. >> making an impression. definitely not the safe, boring way to go. it was the way that was exciting and energizing. i think everybody is sort of, has plenty to talk about. >> energized both sides. if that ever could be possible. >> no. >> i'm fired up about learning about the guy. he likes led zeppelin on his ipod, beethoven, works out, has 6% body fat. interesting guy. >> i think he was ak sthael goi -- actually was going to be a pro skier. brats, miller beer, brewers, bucs, tsk-tsk. bears, packers. don't know if chicagoans will like that. >> bears. >> most of the penn state trustees are accepting the tough ncaa penalties.
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trustees say the school president faced an impossible choice and acted in the best interests of the university. their comments made during a sunday conference call and agreed the was time to move on from the jerry sandusky sex scandal. >> miami dolphins fired chad johnson one day after his arrest for domestic battery. accused of attacking his wife, one month after they were married. ben kennedy has the latest. >> reporter: chad johnson didn't say a word as he got out of jail, hugged his brother and took off. >> mr. johnson you have been charged. >> reporter: the former dolphin wide receiver arrested saturday night after reports he head butted his wife. cops say during a car ride home, his wife found a receipt for condoms. the fight got heated in the driveway of their home when she claims johnson head butted her. police reports show she hid at a neighbor's house and called for help. later treated and taken to the hospital. >> she had quite a laceration on her forehead. described to me as being 2 to 3 inches in length. her face was covered in blood,
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dry blood, and, wet blood. >> reporter: johnson says it is not true and told detectives they accidentally bumped heads. the cup was scene on season premiere of hard knocks on hbo followed the dolphins through training camp. miami hoped the dancing with the stars alum would grab headlines for plays on the field and not like this. plus police say johnson knew this incident would put him on thin ice with the team. >> he was using expletives, to describe what he felt that he didn't care. he didn't care about his career. obviously he understood the impact that his actions would cause on his career. and he just didn't care. >> reporter: the case has been turned over to the state attorney's office who will decide if there is enough evidence to charge johnson. but at this point a judge did decide he will have no contact with his wife. ben kennedy, for abc news, miami. >> you could say the honeymoon is over for them. >> big time. loses his job. loses potentially marriage.
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wow. >> and they're supposed to have a reality show on vh-1, called "ev and ocho" go to the website. we have seen plenty of hearts broken over basketball wives. with a little luck, true love may win out in the new series, "ev and ocho." >> maybe a dramatic makeup, reunion and it will fuel the reality series. >> when i worked in cincinnati as a sports reporter, covered the bengals. he was always pleasant. a pleasure to work with. a gentle guy. so, to see this, to hear this, it seems out of character. but, hey, i've been in those, little marriage wars, and it can get ugly. >> head butting. >> yeah. >> couldn't really bump heads and not mean it. he said/she said. see what the cops say. a violent collision between a u.s. navy ship and oil tanker in the strait of hormuz, the strategic waterway in which oil
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is shipped. the collision left a gaping hole in the side of the "uss porter." look at that. though it managed to reach port on its own power. the shipping lane is 2 miles wide. but the cole should have been able to get out of the way. >> inexplicable why a u.s. warship would turn right in front of a less maneuverable big super tanker. >> inexplicable and embarrassing for the navy. the ship's captain on the bridge at the time of the accident will most likely be relieved of his command. the destroyer out of commission for some time. >> all right, in iran residents in the city spending another night sleeping in tents as aftershocks continue to rattle the area. saturday's earthquake killed more than 250 people. it was a magnitude 6.4. a second strong earthquake hit 11 minutes after that. iran located on a volatile fault line and prone to the seismic shifts. it hast storm after another in valleys around
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phoenix this summer. conditions could be just right again today for another menacing cloud of soot. abc's ginger zee reports. >> it is dark out. >> reporter: swallowing cities whole from blue to brown in seconds. >> wow. >> reporter: another blinding dust storm rolled through the phoenix area this weekend. >> yep, i'm surrounded by it. blue, blue, blue, bad, bad. >> reporter: a monstrous swirl of dust the we have seen it from afar. what is it like inside. >> it got really, really dark, really, really fast. the more that i looked at the dust storm the more i realized this thing is massively huge. >> reporter: trapped inside a huge cloud, breathing can be difficult. dust can choke visibility to zero. highways come to a halt. the fast moving wall of dust and debris can be miles long and thousands of feet high. here its how it forms. when a thunderstorm or many
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thunderstorms begin to die out and collapse, rain cooled air rushes to the ground. that momentum kicks up sand and dust and sends it rolling. it may seem like you have seen more of these storms recently. and one of the reasons is excessive heat. now phoenix has the and will see today record numbers. in the way of high temperatures. that all is fuel for the thunderstorms that cause the dust storms. ginger zee, abc news, new york. >> remarkable. a look at the nation's weather. as ginger mentioned, the threat of monsoons in the southwest with flooding and gusty winds. midwest, great lakes, parts of the deep south will get much needed rain. >> excessive heat warnings for phoenix where it will hit 113. chicago cooler than usual. cloud cover, mild, 75. seattle will be 80. >> you know the saying, call me anything you want just don't call me late for dinner. know that saying? >> i know call me maybe. >> call me maybe. i thought the same thing. that could be the motto of the
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men on the receiving end of the husband calling contest at illinois state fair this weekend. >> i love this. defending champion, julie wilford won the title. took home the $250 prize, shouting for husband, timothy douglas, seemed lost some where at the fair. what a lucky guy? >> we know what that is about. are we equating men to animals. typically an animal calling contest. >> don't scream. get a plate of sloppy joes, beverages. and we just come. >> honey, it's to time for dinn. >> don't talk so much. ke me a sandwich. >> i an not going to go there. >> one of my favorites. 'll stop talking now. >> an unusual arrest involves a woman'behind and grabby customer at the wal-mart. i'm demonstrate -- >> no. london's report card as olympics host city. you are watching "world news
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>> and there it is, exclamation point on the 2012 summer olympics. in london. spectacular fireworks display closing out the events by all accounts a smashing success. >> ral was. sweet success, the olympic games and team usa performance is described. united states, 104, 46 gold. china, 87, 38. and russian federation ranks
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third. >> reporter: the men's basketball dream team faced sobering reality in a series of tough matches but they triumphed over spain and as expected got the gold. no one expected david boudia to get gold, but look at this. a 10-meter plunge close to perfection. >> he has done it! he has done it. >> reporter: not bad for a guy who confess he's has a fear of heights. the world champion, qui bo was expecting to wear gold. when settled for silver he was shattered. boudia gets the first diving gold since greg louganis in 1988. in 16 days, 45 american gold medals, femme medals. phelps, franklin, household names. the best haul for team usa ever. and what an olympics. remember three weeks ago when the games were approaching and all the talk was about chaos,
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congestion and break down of security. what happened? well, nothing. even the weather cooperated. and they're calling these the golden games. >> so easy to maneuver. there were always people around. pointing us this way. i think it was well done. >> smashing success. >> reporter: and a huge party to celebrate. the athletes, the host city, the world, all came together to say to london "well done." and it is over to you, rio, in four years. brazil will host the very first olympics in south america. as original as these games were, you can expect something very different down there. jeffrey kaufmann, abc news, at the olympic games in london. >> rio, a really tough assignment. beautiful people, beaches. >> the same thing. we'll go down there and cover it. >> i'm there in four years. letting everybody know. >> i am so there. still to come. style with a message. >> how nelson mandela's family is building a fashion brand
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welcome back, everyone. from human rights activist to prisoner to president at age 94. nelson mandela continues to inspire. >> though he is retired from public life his family is continuing his legacy in a way you might not expect. >> reporter: the eye catching display at retail launch of a sporty new clothing line is a reunion. four generations of mandelas with a new family business. building a brand around the revered leader and nobel peace prize winner who is now a 94-year-old great grandpa. what was his reaction? >> he loves it. loves seeing his signature. he loves seeing his signature. >> reporter: nelson mandela's granddaughters designed the clothing line launched at a glamorous high end mall in south
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africa. these garments are intentionally simple and affordable. >> the t-shirts, on an every day person, everybody wears t-shirts. wanted them to be accessible to all people walks of life. >> reporter: they named the brand after mandela's autobiography, long walk to freedom, the story of his struggle to end the vicious racist system off p apartheid. although mandela receives high profile visitors like hillary clinton at his home just last week he is retired from public life. it is now his family including ex-wife winnie mandela and current wife who are working together to further his ideals. they say the international sale of $30 t-shirts, sweat shirts and hats, is just one way a fun way to continue a peacemaker's legacy. when people put this on, when i put this on what is it you want
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me to be thinking about? >> i want you to think, you know, inspiration, i want you to think freedom, i want you to think hope. i want you to thing paying it forward. >> reporter: the mandela family says this is the beginning of the brand. children's clothes are coming, possibly shoes. available for sale on line in the u.s. and expected at retail stores early next year. >> how can you not appreciate what that man stands for? >> expression living legend may be overused some times, not with this guy. >> he is frail, he had a couple health scares over the last couple years. one thing he hasn't given up on is reading the newspapers on a daily basis and really enjoys receiving -- >> everybody gets their mandela fix when people visit him at their home and do photo ops, he doesn't do public speaking. he is 94. >> he has retooired to his home.
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>> good for him. what a career. >> uh-huh. we'll be right back. and harshness of bleach. and free ourselves from worrying about the ones we love. new lysol power & free has more cleaning power than bleach. how? the secret is hydrogen peroxide. it attacks tough stains and kills 99.9% of germs. new lysol power & free. powerful cleaning that's family friendly. another step forward in our mission for health.
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all right. it's time for "the mix." >> okay. so -- i just went to wal-mart when i was back home. i actually went like five times. >> five times. >> struck a chord with me. five times. wal-mart. go there for four things, end up spending $200, like target and costco, from the florida sun sentinel. this 18-year-old kid he grabbed a woman's butt while at a wal-mart store because he just couldn't resist. he was charged with touch or strike battery and -- he actually fled the scene, they actually found him. he said, her booty looked so good i just couldn't resist touching it. >> not funny. he is honest. >> the kid is being held in a broward county jail on $1,000 bail.
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>> it just looked so good. >> just don't touch. you can look but you can't touch. >> exactly. you can't resist with the eyes. hands better resist or you are in big trouble. if you want, as a woman, if you want a generous present or maybe a really nice expensive engainingmee. engagement ring. it depends on how many women are in the area. men spend more money on women's gifts when there is a scarcity of women. according to minnesota researchers, quizzed 1600 people and they found out they spend more money and willing to pay more when there is less ladies. the same study found out that whippen th women spend what they want whether there is a ton of men or not. >> numbers game. all we are to you guys. thank you a lot, hubby. >> i don't know what to say. >> i don't want my husband to get me a ring. i want him to make some food. just make some food around the house. >> use that quote against you.
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>> you don't want presents. i'll make food. >> not frozen pizza and microwave mac and cheese. if you read "fifty shades of grey." new data. 5.3 million copies sold in paper or electronic forms. 70% bought in electronic format. so they're now collecting data from the electronic format. saying only 10% of the readers that have purchased it so far finishes it. only 10% finish the book. so it should be called "five shades of grey." >> i haven't -- i haven't read it yet. >> have not? >> i will just for research purposes. >> real quick, not going to get into it too much. running out of time. manhattan mothers are justifying buying their children crazy stuff, gucci things, high fashion things, spending
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this morning on "world news now" -- olympic pride. an eye-popping celebration as the summer games come to a close. >> and a salute to the athletes, the host city, and they had to work out an olympic-size amount of problems. it is monday, august 13th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." good monday morning, i'm paula faris. back from a very relaxing vacation. >> a whole week. looking all tan and perky. >> i want to michigan. he said what you can vacation there? >> i said the sun comes out there? >> it does come out there. >> said it to get your goat. you get fiercely proud when you talk about michigan. >> of course. >> she thinks i am a new york snob. not the case. not the case. >> we have got to get him to come west. >> i would look to go.
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>> lake michigan. >> great golf and fishing. >> don't have to worry about sharks in lake michigan. >> by the way i'm john muller in for rob nelson who is in paris. we'll take you to london for the olympic extravaganza. game changer in the presidential race, mitt romney's runningmate, paul ryan, what he brings to the ticket and how the re-election campaign is quick to >> both sides love this. an analytical, policy guy. >> democrats have the blueprint to attack this guy. everybody is happy. >> also this morning, some serious safety question as but keeping prime all its as pets. get this, a chimp escaped for the second time in las vegas. what police had to do for safety's sake. but, second time. >> second time. >> same chimp. >> partner in crime. cj. cj, partner in crime, buddy, shot dead four weeks ago. >> a chimp expert here.
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>> the man right here. later this half-hour, lumping five wedding ceremonies into one celebration. see why this was five times the fun. >> five times the cost? >> five times as cheap, i imagine. >> speaking of expenses, right, not cheap, it was a spectacular end to the olympic games. fireworks lit up the sky as millions watched the closing ceremony. >> games turned out to be far more successful. nbc's tom rivers is there. >> reporter: the athletes marched into the olympic stadium for the last time and stood to honor the last gold medalist, the marathon runner from uganda. then it was time to party, dancing into the nights to the sound of british rock and pop. the olympic flag was lowered. the olympic flame extinguished. time to say good-bye. team usa is leaving the london games as champions. american athletes won 104 medals, whopping 46 of them pure gold. china and great britain follow in the gold rankings. the u.s. men's basketball team
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smashed one of the last golds. the dream team managed to pull away from spain in the final minutes to win 107-100. >> the guys were real troupers. >> kobe bryant, added 17 points to win his second gold medal with his five nba championships. >> you understand this is much, much bigger than yourself, much, much bigger than the sport of basketball. this is about our country. >> reporter: jake varner earned the second gold on the final day of competition winning the men's 96 kilogram, freestyle wrestling. maybe another go at gold in rio. the brazilian city is the site of the next olympics four years from now for the first time in south america. tom rivers, abc news, london. >> so, what was that again, one more dig, how many golds? 46? >> 46. 104 medals. we smoked everybody. and the women really brought it in this olympic games for team usa. calling it the women's olympics really. >> should put that out there.
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>> fantastic. >> chick olympics. do you like that? >> i don't mind. gold medal. bring it on. chicks are great. >> of you were in eastern time zone, you probably didn't see all of the closing ceremony. a great performance by the who. >> the who, i know. awesome. >> people on the east coast didn't get a chance to see it. nbc decided to run "animal kingdom." >> instead of the who? >> "animal practice." >> big fan of the show. i'm a big fan of the show. >> george michael performed. it was great. a to z. enjoyed the olympics. >> go usa. as the final games and ceremonies were taking place, more than 200 firefighters are in the middle of their own olympic sized effort. a recycling center in london went up in flames, one of the biggest fires in years the a plume of smoke seen across the city including the olympic park seven miles away. by the time, closing ceremonies began. the fire was in fact brought under control. >> now to an athlete who will not win medal for good conduct.
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six-time pro bowl receiver, chad johnson, yep, well he lost his job with the miami dolphins. he was arrested on the domestic battery case. his wife of one month accused him of head butting her after an argument in front of their south florida home. he has been charged with misdemeanor. basically she found a box of condoms with a receipt in the trunk and asked him what that was all about and it didn't end well. >> all kinds of juicy. the penn sstees are backing the esent's decision to back the ncaa penalties. results during a sunday conference call. many trustees spoke in support of the president's decision. many said he faced an in possible choice and acted in the best interest of the university. they agreed it was tb howev-- t ve on. paul ryan campaigns at the iowa state fair. ryan says although he turned over several years of tax returns to the campaign, he would follow governor romney's lead on releasing them to the
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public. >> i am going toease the same amount of years that governor romney has. i will be releasing two. >> ryan says voters are concerned about the economy, not tax returns. president obama is also in iowa, the start of a three-day bus tour through the same state as his campaign goes into attack mode. abc's david kerley reports on the president's reaction to the new gop runningmate. >> want to congratulate -- no, no, no, look i want to congratulate, congressman, ryan. i know him. i welcome him to the race. congress, congreman ryan is a decent man, he is family n. >> reporter: mr. obama quickly attacked what he calls the top-down, romney/ryan economic plan. >> they have tried this before. they have tried to sell us this trickle-down, fairy dust before. and guess what? it did not work. >> reporter: in chicago, the number of mr. obama's fundraisers hit 200. but his first stop was campaign
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headquarters where they plan for the new political landscape. and democrats bombarded the airwaves calling ryan radical, extreme, a right-winged idea log. the obama campaign planned to make the ryan budget with its tax cuts for the rich and changes to medicare a center of the campaign. the president already has. >> it is a trojan horse, disguised as deficit reduction plans, it is really an attempt to impose a radical vision on our country. >> while the ryan pick brought excitement and bigger crowds. democrats say it makes it harder for republicans in some crucial states. among them florida and ohio. because talk about changing medicare could anger and motivate seniors. >> he was trying to move toward the middle. and ryan makes it almost impossible for him to do that. ryan wants a voucher program for medicare. >> the president will spend three days campaigning in one of the crucial states, iowa.
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he had five fundraisers sunday, raising $6.5 million. more than 200 fundraisers so far, outpacing george bush who had 88 by this time in his first term. david kerley, abc news, the white house. >> seems to have fired up the base though. >> even romney seems to have more pep to his step. >> they have a great personal chemistry, in that romney like -- likes ryan as a human being.uy. you love him or love to hate him. >> republicans will be quick to note, bah the democrats are saying this will get rid of medicare as we know it. well this isn't going to happen for ten years. any body 55 or older is not going to have to worry about it. medicare is headed for doom unless there is restructuring any ways. but romney says he likes this guy, he is a leader, bottom line, romney says i have my budget plan. and that's the budget plan we are going to run on. >> not going to call it the ryan
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budget. the romney budget. >> he has final say. because he is going to run for president not vice president. >> as the man. >> what was it. love the introduction. >> now i would like to introduce the next president. >> obama had a similar moment when he introduced biden. major milestone in the recovery of former congresswoman gabrielle giffords. gabrielle giffords and her husband, mark kelly moved back to tucson. he was wound in an assassination attempt in which six people had died. the couple had been living in houston. she will get ongoing care in tucson. >> they say this is just an important step into, transitioning back to normal. she needs normal. this is the new normal for her. again she will have -- rehabilitation, but she was undergoing six to eight hours a day out there in houston. but not quite as extensive back home. she does look amazing. it is monday, or day one as we say the here on the overnight. a tough day to be back at work, just about anywhere unless you come back from a great vacation.
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i feel rejuvenated and ready to go. >> keep rick it in. >> one solution from a group, meanwhile in russia. just let loose and daps. they just posted this video on the internet. >> russians dancing. not exactly magic mike. the guys. there it is. with their outfits and office decor. all of their antics captured on computer cam until the boss takes notice and then it is back to work. >> there are a lot. they have some pretty good moves. seems to be a trend. a lot of meanwhile, and, videos and photos on the internet >> we need to do meanwhile on "world news now," during our commercial breaks. >> me dancing? >> people can see what this guy does during the commercial breaks. he gets freaky. freaky-deaky. >> there you go. no comment. coming up another reason to dance. celebrating one wedding and whopper of a reception. >> the chimp that would not stay in her backyard cage.
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♪ wild thing ♪ you make my heart sing >> hey, wild thing. >> hey, wild, you are the chimp expert. let's throw >> that is the transition. wild thing. >> he is the expert of wild thing story. >> my short tenure here at abc on chimps. chimp terrorized the las vegas neighborhood last month has done it again minus the partner. >> she escaped, went rogue, running through the streets before animal control officers put a stop to her getaway. abc's john schifrin reports. >> reporter: a chimpanzee escape in las vegas. cj, a pet chimp escaped from a backyard cage enclosure sending
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fear through a las vegas neighborhood. the last time cj and her mate, buddy broke out of theiren closure, terrorizing neighbors and beating on a police car. >> they are wandering down the street. they are wild animals. >> reporter: after buddy headed towards children, police opened fire killing him on the street. cj was tranquilized and brought back to her cage. but after this escape, police were able to tranquilize and capture the chimp. her owner says she has no idea how cj escaped again last night. and it's not clear if the cage was made more secure after the last escape, but the bars were e nt. >> we have gotten calls that people want to let cj out, to p. i hope to god nobody tampered with the cage. >> reporter: there is a push in las vegas for a law that would make it tougher for people to own animals. after a flurry of headlines after brutal encounters with chimpanz chimpanzees.
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in 2009, a chimp attacked a woman at a home in connecticut. >> send the police out with a gun. with a gun. he ripped her face off! >> reporter: earlier this summer, dan oberle, an american tour guide at jane goodall institute unsouth africa was mauled after he got too close to the chimp's habitat. >> the was horrific. by far the worst animal attack i have seen. >> reporter: in las vegas the chimp is held in a cage for a lion or tiger to make sure she doesn't escape again. the owner is hoping to get cj back to send her to a sanctuary in oregon. >> chimps are said to be seven times as strong as humans. >> to ten times even, frightening. >> a wild chimp is not something you want to see. i covered the story at the goodall, center, the american who got in big trouble with the chimps in there. basically they say if you went behind that fence your chance of fatality is 100% according to the guy who works at the goodall center.
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the chimps, wild chimps will get you. you have to be careful. >> some wild animals should stay in the wild. >> they don't belong in residential neighborhoods. i will say that much. >> moving along. still to come. five wedding cakes, 28 brides maids. 30 groomsmen. 11 flower girls a lot of math. >> a lot of bachelor parties. we are going to take to an amazing wedding. you are
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♪ love and marriage ♪ love and marriage >> frank sinatra. >> horse and carriage. >> this i tell you brother. >> you are in a band. >>'anymore. >> you can sing. i can't sing. just leave the singing to you. you should have been the wedding sung e singer. >> we should have gone to the wedding in arizona.
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it became a family affair. would have gotten out of control. >> five siblings became engaged within months decided to hold a mega wedding tying the knot and blowout of a reception. ♪ >> reporter: talk about big weddings. not one, not two, but five siblings from one arizona family said their i dos in a mega wedding to end all weddings. >> everything has been perfect. better than i could imagine. >> it's all good. all happy. >> reporter: all five got engaged within months. cindy to doug, walker to julian, emily to william. bradford to megan, and brooke to todd. then one of them came up with the biggest proposal yet, a quintuple wedding. >> i wanted my on day. >> biggest sacrifice. >> we wanted to be together.
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>> they all came around. >> with some convincing all five couples bought in. after many planning sessions and preparations. >> every man for himself. scrambling to get things done. >> reporter: the mega wedding day arrived. their joint reception was preceded by five individual ceremonies, one right after the other. her little sister andi, a bridesmaid in four sibling's weddings meant she had to don four different bridesmaid dresses in a few hours. giving always a bride maid, never a bride a whole new meaning. >> the groom. ha-ha. >> it's played out perfectly without a hitch. >> reporter: there were five wedding cakes, 28 brides maids. 30 groomsmen. 11 flower girls and one unforgettable celebration. >> the feeling is better than i ever thought it would be. [ applause ] >> separate honeymoons let's hope. >> that would be good.
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♪ ♪ >> okay, if you have monday morning blues. it is time for our monday morning edition of "insomniac theater." today we have a look at will farrell's new flick. >> "the campaign." it opened second at the box office. digital news associate, amanda vanallen was one who saw it. hey, amanda. what did you think? >> hey. i don't think the critics did it justice. i think that the critics slammed the movie way too much. most people gave it a d-minus. i gave it a c, you know it wasn't that bad. >> at least a few hysterical
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times? >> will farrell was will farrell. you got some really, really funny, crazy, parts. everybody has seen the trail er where he punches the baby. which i have to say was my favorite part. >> supposed to kiss the baby. >> they were trying to kiss the baby. it didn't work out that way. but if you go see the film you got to see the baby being punched which is nice. come on it's -- let's watch it. let's watch it. >> wait for it. wait for it. and that's what we call baby knockout. >> ha-ha! >> so there, there you didn't actually see it. you didn't see the baby being punched. if you see the movie you get to see it in slow motion. that's kind of nice. but a nice twist on, everybody is really excited and, maybe a little stressed about the political season coming up in a couple months. nice to laugh about it and get
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some jokes. let's listen to what some of the movie goers had to say about this one. >> it was really funny. and like two minutes. it was funny. >> i thought it was funny for what it was. it wasn't will farrell's funniest. but pretty funny. >> thought the movie was funny at the same time pretty cool. >> i am one of those who enjoy, laughter, laugh, to laugh to laugh. it was aamazing. i enjoyed it. a good comedy. >> funny was the theme. everybody says funny. >> i am giving it 2 1/2 out of five stars. giving it about a c rating. so i was happy there was a lot of laugh out loud moments. but sometimes, a couple lulls. >> thing about will farrell movies. they are fine wine. get better with age. >> can't wait for "anchorman 2."
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this morning on "world news now" -- republicans running. mitt romney and paul ryan hit the campaign trail going in separate directions. newly minted gop teams, each candidate taking on a key battleground state today. it's monday, august 13th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." good morning, everybody, i'm john muller in for rob nelson. >> rob nelson is on vacation in paris with the love of his life. >> lucky. >> i told him one thing don't say -- [ speaking french ] to anybody there. >> what does it mean? >> i can't say on the air. >> is it a curse or something? >> kiss my bum-bum. only thing i culled from high school french. and -- [ speaking french ] i learned two things. i know how to say my name. >> back from a week off. looking radiant. >> thank you.
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at home in michigan, seeing my family, family insanity. it was wonderful. got a little sun. the sun does shine in the great lakes state. >> so i hear. >> in a moment, where the gop candidates are heading now. after their big week and also, the paul ryan pick, how it is reshaping the race for the white house and how team obama is reacting with less than three months to go. both sides fired up about the pick. >> big time. we'll talk about that. >> a look back at the london games, closing ceremonies, michael phelps out of the pool, hitting the beach. tell you how the olympic champ is kicking back. check him out. >> on the far left. >> far left. thank you for clarifying that. more than friends, jennifer aniston is engaged to justin theroux. not all of the celebrity news. make sure you stay tuned for "the skinny." a lot of people waiting for that to happen. >> yes, indeed. >> she has been waiting, 41, 42, or 43 years.
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however old she is now. she is ageless though. we begin with the game changer in the presidential race. mitt romney's runningmate paul ryan. >> campaigning before a hometown crowd last night in wisconsin. ryan choked up as he spoke about his deep roots in the state saying his veins run with cheese and bratwurst. our coverage begins with abc's jonathan karl. >> reporter: mitt romney and runningmate at his side and some of the biggest crowds of his campaign. >> this is day two on our comeback tour to get america strong again to refill the promise of america. we are going to recapture something that some people thought was lost. >> reporter: in mooresville, north carolina, packed to capacity inside, several thousand more in overflow area outside. >> paul! paul! paul! paul! >> they were able to pass their entire legislative agenda virtually, and so what we got was stimulus, obamacare --
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you know what, north carolina, we can do better than this? >> reporter: down the road in highpoint, an even bigger crowd. >> our founders made it really explicit -- our rights come from nature and god and not from government. >> reporter: romney's wife ann seemed to be caught up in the excitement. jumping on stage to talk to the crowd for the first time in over a month. >> we are not going to take it anymore. we are taking the white house back. >> ryan's wife janna came on stage too but decided not to take the mike. after wisconsin, the ryan/romney show will split up. as romney heads to florida. and ryan to iowa. with two candidates, a chance to cover twice as much ground. ♪ jonathan karl, abc news, high point, north carolina. >> president obama, welcomed ryan to the race.
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during a fund raiser in chicago. at the mention of ryan's name, the crowd began to boo. president obama cut them off and said ryan is a decent family man. the president said he is an articulate spokesman for mr. romney's vision but mr. obama does not agree fundamentally with the vision and the president attacked ryan's economic plan. >> they have tried to sell us this trickle-down fairy dust before and guess what it did not work. >> the president and paul ryan are both campaigning today in iowa. mitt romney campaigns today in florida where there are so many electoral votes at stake. our campaign coverage continues this morning with abc news political analyst cokie roberts on what ryan brings to the gop ticket. >> reporter: mitt romney's choice of paul ryan as his runningmate has certainly made conservatives enthusiastic about this ticket. they had been very lukewarm about mitt romney, not thinking that he was really one of them,
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but they truly believe that paul ryan is one of them. and they are out in force endorsing this ticket now. now, of course, what makes conservatives happy, makes some liberals very unhappy. and, or makes them happy because they think that maybe they will win now. and it's very touchy for independent voters. of course those voters in the middle, that you need to win an election. and we'll just have to see whether paul ryan's optimism, his, his smile, his sense of being a happy warrior, appeals to those independents or whether the details of his budget turns them off and sends them into the obama camp. i'm cokie roberts, abc news, in washington. >> our thanks to cokie. i think for the conservative base they're just thrilled that -- yeah, democrats love this pick as well. thrilled that he stepped out on the edge and didn't play it safe. he could have gone with tim pawlenty or rob portman, had credentials.
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not saying that paul ryan doesn't. he has credentials. he is not the safe pick necessarily. >> a lot of conservatives think who better to speak about the ryan budget than ryan himself the guy who authored it. a solid pick. a pick about ideas. and it does make democrats happy too, because nay have a basically, they have the book on this guy and how they want to attack him and how they want to portray him. >> right. they can attack it too. mitt romney says at the end of the day. i have my budget plan. that's what we are going to use, what we are going to cull from. >> the romney budget. >> whether or not you like it or not. people appreciate the fact that he had a plan. you might not like it. but at least he had the, chutzpah to say here it is. i am going to step out. you don't have to like it. there is not a lot of politicians in washington right now that are willing to do that. put their neck out on the line. >> certainly a man of chutzpah, no doubt about it. >> what was that? >> chutzpah. >> worship services resumed at a sikh temple in suburban
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milwaukee, one week to the day after the gunman killed members of the congregation. it began with a ceremony of rebirth. and included special prayers and hymns. hundreds came from across the country to take part. the service caps memorials paying respect to the victims as well. reverend billy graham hospitalized this morning, recovering from a bronchial infection. the 93-year-old evangelist was admitted to mission hospital in asheville, north carolina. this was over the weekend. a spokesman said reverend graham is alert in good spirits and looking forward to going home. if you have a preschooler who snores, listen up. i'm listening. i have one. >> you have one? >> a medical alert out this morning about potential behavior problems linking preschoolers and snoring. researchers in cincinnati say that children who frequently snore at age 2 and 3 could be at risk as they grow up. they say snoring kids, they're more likely to be from lower income families, exposed to second-hand smoke and not breast-fed long term. doctors recommend screening preschoolers who snore to prevent behavioral issues later on. i remember dr. richard besser, a story about snoring and preschoolers.
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and there are also other ramifications. if your kid snores like mine, just have them looked at by the pediatrician. i am long overdue to take my son. >> does he wake you up? >> yes. >> really? >> not that loud. it is distinct. even when he is in his car seat. pretty much upright. >> a big grownup man, he is going to have some snore. >> he's going to hate me. >> that's right. a look at your weather -- mom, why didn't you take me to the pediatrician and get -- rid of the snoring issues a long time ago. here is your weather, everybody. a wet start to the workweek in chicago. dry in the northeast and northwest. much of the west, bake under a day of record heat. boise hits 98. sacramento, 100. midwest has cooled off nicely. with most readings in the 70s. seasonable in the mideast. boston, 88 and low humidity. well professional golf has a new star. 23-year-old rory mcilroy, crushed a field of veteran players to win the pga championship.
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in south carolina. i should know that. he finished with an eight-shot lead breaking a record, seven-shot margin of victory set by jack nicklaus in 1980. nobody has won by eight strokes in the pga championship. >> quite an accomplishment. mcilroy hails from northern ireland. he will -- he will be chatting a little later. we will hear from him and what he has to say. he has a lot of poise and talent for such a young man. >> and he, this is his second major win. younger than tiger woods. >> two majors before woods -- 23 is that the age. >> yes, yes, 23. tyker woods was like 4 months older or something. semantics there. i love that he had to get up early for, to make up his third round, then the final round. on saturday night he was watching his girlfriend, a tennis player, so -- >> that's his girl. >> must be nice to be in the number one golfer in the world.
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he was up until 10:00 watching the match on tv. >> has to keep up with his girl. >> 23, what do you need, sleep? >> of course not. >> some wings. >> we're not 23. >> not anymore. >> i still am. coming up, the art of taking the perfect photo at the olympics. >> all the excitement from london, the closing ceremony and struggle on the basketball court for team us of a? hear all about it coming up on "world news now." ♪ >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by -- it's time to free ourselves from the smell and harshness of bleach. and free ourselves from worrying about the ones we love. new lysol power & free has more cleaning power than bleach. how? the secret is hydrogen peroxide. it attacks tough stains and kills 99.9% of germs. new lysol power & free. powerful cleaning that's family friendly. another step forward in our mission for health.
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give it up. >> big time. team usa with 104 gold medals. >> beat that, china and russia! >> 104 -- triple digits. >> 46 were gold. china, 87 medals, 38 golds. russian federation, 82 medals. 24 of those gold. basically, we kicked it. >> we did. sorry for our sophomoric moment there. had to go back to junior high. >> usa! usa! >> great britain, could put on a show. hosting a spectacle of an after party. includes some of music's biggest names. one of the highlights. spice girls, tell t you want what you really, really want. britain's best home grown acts. the who, george michael, annie lennox surviving members of queen and pink floyd, a few of the hundreds of artists that entertained the crowds. >> it was a great games. a cliche thing to say. >> very cliche. can you thing of something else to say, john? >> it was. i like saying cliches to get
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people in our industry annoyed. after facing little resistance on the way to the gold medal, the u.s. men's basketball team struggled with spain, 107-100. prevailed in the end. close game. americans led spain by a point after three quarters. pulled ahead in the fourth. this is their second olympic gold medal. >> a dramatic upset in the pool as american diver david boudia edged out chinese diving great qui bo. the victory gave the u.s. the first gold diving since, guess, just guess, everybody? >> i give up. since 2000. 12 years ago. boudia won by more than one point. >> i cheated read that in the teleprompter. if you are rich and retired at 27 years old where else would you go? michael phelps hit the beach. >> lake michigan. >> you would go to like michigan? >> he was in the maldives with a bunch of friends. snapped by tmz. phelps hanging with his buds. it featured lounging, boating, and drinking.
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>> which is he? >> the guy on the far left. >> if i made my living in the pool. >> speedos! i would not wear a bathing suit. anywhere but. i wonder if he wears a normal bathing suit. >> if you look as good as that maybe you want to be in a bathing suit for all times. >> i was in a bathing suit for eight days. wasn't fun. >> did you look good? >> no. >> i'm sure you did. i'll be the judge. >> they do make spanx bathing suits. didn't bring mine. yeah, i should have though. >> okay. we have to run, folks. >> coming up what olympian mckayla maroney, what she thinks of the olympics. >> big change in marital status for hollywood's a-listers. next in "the skinny." >> announcer: abc's "world news now" will continue after this from our abc stations. s
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♪ skinny so skinny >> fellows, i got some bad news for you. >> lay it on us. >> jennifer aniston is engaged to justin theroux. you don't have a chance any more, john. >> i mean with all due respect. she is wonderful. i am okay. >> you are okay. rather take angelina jolie. >> all guys would.
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>> she is engaged to -- not all guys. we have to have a debate later. engaged to her boyfriend of one year, justin theroux. met a year ago on "wanderlust." it was his birthday friday. what better birthday gift. this is the movie where they met. they both look a little different. what better birthday gift than acceptance. >> and never forget your anniversary day because it is on your birthday. >> he asked for her hand in marriage. she said yes. she is 43. he is 41. now they need to make babies. >> make some babies is a good idea. and here is poetic justice, and brangelina, not to be outdone. they have to overshine a little bit. >> always. a rumor that they got married at their chateau in france this weekend. >> oh, oui-out. i. still a rumor. lot of papers are reporting it. reuters was saying it didn't happen there were problems with the can't get married unless you are at a city hall that is in france. but they have a chapel at their chateau. and you are allowed to get
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married in a chapel at your residential place if i am making any sense. >> that's really why rob nelson went to paris. he is on assignment. >> telling you what. >> a paparazzi. >> we'll find out. soon enough, i'm sure. branjelina may be married. that's the rumor. >> thinking we could go for the double wedding. with aniston. >> don't know about that one the don't think jennifer aniston would go for that. >> marriage between two of them happened once didn't work out so well. mckayla maroney who was. awe >> the woman with the face. >> with the face. gymnast from the olympics. she was adorable i thought. but she had that, now famous scowl on her face after she took home the silver on the vault. well it became a meme, twitterverse you post your picture, it is, a meme of her scowl. you can see it. this kind of went all over twitter. that's her meme, not impressed.
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she kind of got in on the act. pool was closed. not impressed with a couple of her gym mates. >> nowhere, where that face doesn't work. >> there really isn't. i think that shows -- she is a good sport. adorable. kind of like a vixen in a way don't you think. >> she is cutie pie. >> cutie pie. like a sexy kitten side too, with the scowl. >> what you said. i'm playing it safe over here. >> she is 12. you can't say anything. >> show biz reacting to paul ryan pick. i'll give you some twitter comments. rupert murdoch. via twitter. thank god now we have a real election on the real issues of the day. paul ryan is an almost perfect choice. bill mahr, paul ryan, first off his plan is not brave, growth estimates based on magic beans. >> alec baldwin. >> want to read it. >> it's too small. i think everybody at home can read it. >> george lopez, being sarcastic, i believe you just locked down the latino vote. >> yeah, slightly sarcastic. not surprised by any of the
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>> you are watching "world news now." >> sleep is overrated. ♪ freeze frame ♪ freeze frame ♪ freeze frame ♪ freeze frame ♪ freeze frame >> how many hours will it take to get that out of your head? >> it's out. >> out already nothing is staying between the two walls. i am tired. coming back from vacation. >> everybody knows what you talk about for real. >> the olympic medals are decided in a fraction of a second. like that. >> so it follows the game's iconic images are captured in the blink of an eye. abc's nick schifrin goes behind the lens to figure out how the photographers do it. >> reporter: we'll remember the olympics for the amazing athleticism, the joy and the heartbreak. we will remember with greg bull's help because he was the photographer who captured each
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of those moments. what makes a great olympic photograph? >> just trying to look for what is going to be a peak moment, sort of set a stage for them and hope that it, you press the button at the right time. >> reporter: but it is not luck. each iconic shot takes thousands of clicks. an army of photographers, greg captured that famous photo, gabby flying to gold. she catapulted so high he felt he didn't get her in the frame. >> i was afraid maybe i cropped her off at the top. she launched so much higher than i was expecting. >> reporter: there are tricks of the trade. multiple exposure photos that take us through the moment. the underwater cameras set by photographers in scuba gear. this one took the photographer three days to perfect. others are over in a split second. that was taken by jimmy wixtrom, he got the perfect angle for this shot while standing on a portable toilet. >> when usain bolt is on the track, all the security and everything are looking at you,
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and seeing that i was climbing up. i would have the fire here. the finish here. >> reporter: later, usain bolt grabbed jimmy's camera and turned it on the cameramen. there is jimmy right there. >> reporter: is usain bolt a good photographer? >> yeah, usain bolt is a good photographer. four shots. he has more to prove. >> reporter: he proved his worth in gold thanks to the shot that will live forever. nick schifrin, abc news, london. >> you can't take them so quickly on the iphone. i won't be -- none of my shots. >> still pretty nice phone. >> it is nice -- >> the iphone. >> it is. okay. so. >> check you out. >> 1,500 professional photographers at the game. i was one of them. that's where i was. not michigan. yeah, about 250 gold medals. >> didn't want to show it off this morning. >> nah. i didn't want to brag. >> humble that way. >> good. yeah, see you. >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades.
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